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  • Yellow Ribbon unveils new in-depth couples’ program

    The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program has added a class aimed at couples to its weekend slate of deployment-related training options. The Couples Enrichment Program is designed to help those who are married, engaged or dating delve into their relationships to better understand themselves and their partners in a more profound way
  • 442 FW pilot guides lives with goals, balance at Yellow Ribbon

    The irresistible sway of musician Stevie Wonder's song "Superstition" helped Lt. Col. Todd Riddle urge his audience  to "dance like nobody's watching," during his keynote address at an Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program training weekend here Sept. 26-28.More than 600 reservists and their loved ones rose to the music. In addition to speaking to
  • Dog comforts Yellow Ribbon trainees

    Last weekend's Yellow Ribbon event here was a first for Tess, a HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response working dog.An active member of a comfort dog response team, she took a break from her weekly hospital and school visits to interact with military members and their families at the Air Force Reserve training weekend. Through Hope, she provides
  • Speaker encourages deployers to turn negatives into positives

    Pre- and post-deployment Airmen attending Yellow Ribbon Program training events often hear an inspirational message from a speaker who desires to have reservists "come, share and plan to leave with something.""I hear what I am saying when I'm telling people to be positive," said Ryspodii "Sporty" King, who has participated since 2011 in Yellow
  • Yellow Ribbon 'ties' Reservists, families to support resources

    The next Air Force Reserve Regional Yellow Ribbon Training Event is scheduled Dec. 14-16 in Orlando, Fla. This casual event is intended to set up an elegant and relaxing venue for the whole family, which includes fun-filled activities, referral information, education, vendor booths, and interactive breakout sessions that span the concerns and
  • 442nd Fighter Wing hosts Yellow Ribbon event for security forces spouses

    The 442nd Fighter Wing played host to some honored guests here Sep. 26, providing a look at the unit reserved for distinguished visitors.Spouses and family members of deployed Citizen Airmen from the wing's 442nd Security Forces Squadron received a day of tours, discussions, classes and even lunch as part of the wing's Yellow Ribbon Reintegration